Open Source Software

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This site contains a selection of the very best open source software for the Windows™ environment. You may legally use and distribute this software free of charge!

Favourites


Openoffice.org
A full-featured office suite that includes a word processor, spreadsheet, database and presentation application. OpenOffice.org reads and writes Microsoft Office™ formats plus the European-standard OpenDocument Format.



Firefox
A modern, safe, full-featured web browser with many extension options.




Thunderbird
A serious application for reading e-mail and RSS-Feeds with convenient tools for organising mail and combating spam.



GIMP
A useful image processing application for creating and editing photographs and other images. Requires the GTK+ library.



VLC
A video player supporting many video file formats, DVD and VCD discs plus most streaming formats on the Internet. Includes a choice of interfaces.



7-Zip
A simple and effective file compression and extraction utility, with support for many formats and can be used to combine separate files.



InfraRecorder
A CD/DVD burning application with many features and an intuitive user interface.

Office Software


Openoffice.org
A full-featured office suite that includes a word processor, spreadsheet, database and presentation application. OpenOffice.org reads and writes Microsoft Office™ formats plus the European-standard OpenDocument Format.



AbiWord
A small but powerful word processing application that can open and save documents in a variety of formats, including Microsoft Word™. AbiWord can be used on older computers thanks to its small size.



PDFCreator
A small utility with which you can create PDF documents from virtually any Windows™ application.



Notepad++
A small and simple complement to the classic Notepad with features such as syntax highlighting.



Mozilla Sunbird
A calendar application for personal time management. Available as a standalone application or as a supplement to Mozilla Thunderbird.



Dia
A diagramming tool with support for many file formats.



Freemind
A useful "mind mapping" tool for organising your ideas with many options for exporting your "mind maps."

Design Software


GIMP
A useful image processing application for creating and editing photographs and other images. Requires the GTK+ library.



Inkscape
A vector graphics design tool supporting many popular file formats.




Tux Paint
A popular paint application for children from 3 to 12 years with a simple interface and interesting effects.




Paint.NET
An intuitive photo and image editing application.



NVU
A full-featured but simple web site design application.




Scribus
A professional desktop publishing layout application with a modern interface.




Blender
A powerful professional application for 3D modelling, animation and editing to create static images and video clips.



Jahshaka
A simple but powerful video editing and effects tool.

Internet Software


Firefox
A modern, safe, full-featured web browser with many extension options. Includes support for all Baltic languages.



Thunderbird
A serious application for reading e-mail and RSS-Feeds with convenient tools for organising mail and combating spam.



Azureus
A BitTorrent file sharing tool with many unique features.




RevConnect
A high-performance Direct Connect/DC++ file sharing tool.




FileZilla
A fast, friendly and reliable FTP client that also supports sFTP protocol.




Pidgin
An instant messaging tool that supports protocols such as AIM™, ICQ, IRC, MSN™, Google Talk and Yahoo!™




eMule
A file sharing tool for the world's largest peer to peer network.




HTTrack
A useful utility for viewing web sites off-line.



TightVNC
A powerful remote administration tool that enables you to control your workstation over the Internet.

Multimedia Software


Audacity
A simple but powerful tool for recording, editing and converting audio with support for many formats.



VLC
A video player supporting many video file formats, DVD and VCD discs plus most streaming formats on the Internet. Includes a choice of interfaces.



Songbird
A modern music player for not only music files but also Internet streams. Songbird supports many useful extensions.



Miro
An Internet TV viewing applications supporting many formats, RSS and YouTube searching.



MediaCoder
A universal audio/video conversion utility supporting batch processing.

Entertainment & Education Software


Celestia
A 3D space simulator for exploring our planet and depths of the universe.




Stellarium
A simple application to view realistic starry skies from many parts of the world.




Really Slick Screensavers
Interesting screen savers to decorate your computer during its idle time.



Electric Sheep
A distributed screen saver that uses thousands of computers over the Internet to build beautiful images.




Battle for Wesnoth
A turn-based strategy game about the struggle to reclaim the throne of Wesnoth.



Enigma
A logic game in which you match pairs and avoid traps.



Neverball
An exciting action and puzzle game in which you navigate a ball through a course.



Sokoban YASC
A simple but challenging puzzle game.




LBreakout2
A breakout game with more than 50 levels and many bonuses and surprises.




Barrage
A fast-moving combat game.




SuperTux
A classic arcade game.




Tuxtype 2
A collection of games to improve your touch typing.

Utility Software


7-Zip
A simple and effective file compression and extraction utility, with support for many formats and can be used to combine separate files.



InfraRecorder
A CD/DVD burning application with many features and an intuitive user interface.



Abakt
A flexible data backup utility.



Workrave
A utility help you take breaks and perform exercises when working at the computer.





KeePass
A simple place to securely save passwords.




Eraser
A utility to securely delete sensitive data from your computer.



TrueCrypt
A utility to securely encrypt sensitive data on your computer.




PuTTY
An SSH and Telnet network communication utility.



GTK+
The base libraries required for some software such as the GIMP.